gʷet- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root gʷet-: bequeath, bequest, quoth.


To say, speak.

1. Basic form *gwet-. bequeath, quoth from Old English cwethan, to say, speak, from Germanic *kwithan.
2. Suffixed form *gwet-ti-. bequest from Old English -cwis, will, from Germanic *kwessiz.

[Pokorny 2. g̒ͧet- 480.]

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